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gcdns_zone - Creates or removes zones in Google Cloud DNS

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes managed zones in Google Cloud DNS.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • apache-libcloud >= 0.19.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
credentials_file
The path to the JSON file associated with the service account email.
description Default:
An arbitrary text string to use for the zone description.
pem_file
The path to the PEM file associated with the service account email.
This option is deprecated and may be removed in a future release. Use credentials_file instead.
project_id
The Google Cloud Platform project ID to use.
service_account_email
The e-mail address for a service account with access to Google Cloud DNS.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given zone should or should not be present.
zone
required
The DNS domain name of the zone.
This is NOT the Google Cloud DNS zone ID (e.g., example-com). If you attempt to specify a zone ID, this module will attempt to create a TLD and will fail.

aliases: name

Notes

Note

  • See also gcdns_record.
  • Zones that are newly created must still be set up with a domain registrar before they can be used.

Examples

# Basic zone creation example.
- name: Create a basic zone with the minimum number of parameters.
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com

# Zone removal example.
- name: Remove a zone.
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com state=absent

# Zone creation with description
- name: Creating a zone with a description
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com description="This is an awesome zone"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
description
string
success
The zone's description

Sample:
This is an awesome zone
state
string
success
Whether the zone is present or absent

Sample:
present
zone
string
success
The zone's DNS name

Sample:
example.com.


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • William Albert (@walbert947)

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